Event Venues

photo of front exterior of Bauknight House


Bauknight House

This historic 115-year old home, known as The Jewel of Walhalla, is ideal for weddings and special occasions. The house was a private residence for decades. New owners have updated the home and made it available for events and lodging. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, three living rooms and a full kitchen, the house accommodates 10 overnight guests. The Main Street location is walking distance to shops, restaurants and the Walhalla Performing Arts Center.
picture of sunset at Chattooga Belle Farm


Chattooga Belle Farm

Chattooga Belle Farm is a 200 acre working farm and event venue. The event barn is the ideal location for weddings, family reunions, and corporate retreats or any special occasion that calls for a setting like no other. Belle’s Bistro restaurant serves lunch. Farm Store sells food & gifts. On site Distillery makes small batch spirits.


Chattooga River Lodge

This 9 room lodge, nestled in the middle of Sumter National Forest, is the perfect hideaway for travelers. Wooded campsites offer a peaceful retreat after a day of outdoor adventures. On-site bar/restaurant Willie’s Tavern. A great place for friends and family to spread out and gather for all occasions.
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Crown and Crest

This 4,000 square feet event space is open and airy. Located in historic downtown Seneca, this newly renovated building is perfect for weddings, intimate cocktail receptions, gatherings and sit down dinners. The space has a bridal suite and catering kitchen. Three luxury apartments are also available to rent.
image of Eagles Nest Art Center


Eagles Nest Art Center

The building was once the Tamassee-Salem High School. After the school district closed the facility, it was refurbished and is now Eagles Nest Arts Center. The center is available to rent for performances, education programs, concerts, plays and community events. There are classrooms and museum rooms that keep Tamassee and Salem memories alive. The auditorium seats 280 people.


Historic Ballenger House

Historic Ballenger House is an ideal venue for weddings, receptions, meetings, showers, parties and reunions. The house was built circa 1925. It is a designated site on the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor. Located in historic downtown Seneca, the house was deeded to the Seneca Woman’s Club to honor three family members who belonged to the philanthropic “Once a Week Club” that originated in 1896 and still meets today.


Keowee Key Event Center

Salem, SC
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Newly renovated Club at Keowee Key Conference and Event Center just outside of Clemson/ Seneca, SC, can accommodate corporate events or private celebrations. Space options are available with seating from 15 to 300 for: charity, auction, fundraiser, corporate business breakfast, business lunch meeting, day-seminar, training, wedding, company holiday, retirement party, awards banquet or networking event. Full audio/ visual services are provided.


Lighthouse Lake Keowee

Located on a quiet cove on Lake Keowee. Perfect for a special occasion or for grabbing a bite to eat off the lake. Fireside dining, a wrap-around covered patio, and upstairs seating. The Lighthouse Event Center is the perfect destination for gatherings. Whether you’re looking to host a business meeting, birthday party, wedding, anniversary or social event, The Event Center can comfortably hold up to 250 guests.


Magnolia Manor Bed & Breakfast

Lovely ceremony and reception locations are available indoors and outdoors. Choose from the library, parlor or dining rooms of the 1897 Manor House, at the arbor in the garden, in the courtyard near the vintage Carriage House, on the covered patio with overlook, in the meadow near the pond, in the adjacent reception hall, or in the chapel area.
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McLadke Orchards

Farm stand sells seasonal produce. Event barn for private parties with option to rent a mechanical bull. They offer tours of the farm to promote agritourism and host seasonal farm events. Wishing well, hay rides, petting zoo and pony rides.
Photo inside Off the Alley at Nimmons Hall


Off the Alley at Nimmons Hall

Once a storage barn, this building has been repurposed to serve as an event space. The venue features a large open room, a catering kitchen, an upstairs bridal suite, and a covered patio with seating and room for parties to mingle outside. This venue is within walking distance of Ram Cat Alley in historic downtown Seneca.


Old Saint John’s Meeting House

Built in 1889, this Carpenter’s Gothic style building is the ideal venue for weddings or meetings. The fully heated and cooled Meeting House can be rented by alone or with the Walhalla Depot offering an ideal location for a beautiful wedding. The comfortable seating capacity is approximately 60-65.

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